Production Operator II

East Providence, RI 02914

Posted: 07/06/2018 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: 12.00 to 13.00



The Production Operator we seek  will be responsible for  operating and monitoring a continual chemical process, mixing/blending of materials, operation of computerized process control system  and maintain production records.  Ideal candidates   for a number of positions must have a  minimum of 5  years’ experience  in a chemical or related manufacturing environment  where safety is critical.  The ability to maintain a clean,  highly effective and efficient production environment is critical.    Must be able to work 12-hour shifts;  4 days on/ 4 days off, night shift flexibility a must.




  • Be aware of production goals and work to meet those goals as directed
  • Perform duties in accordance with written instruction and procedures and in compliance with safety and environmental training and policies
  • Operate the plant process areas according to company procedures.
  • Be able to work with multiple chemical solutions consistent with product requirements
  • Perform mixing operations according to instructions and ensure accurate mixing of product
  • Monitor the performance of plant equipment and process conditions utilizing various instruments, gauges, and meters
  • Complete required ongoing annual and job specific training as required and on time.
  • Communicate with engineering and maintenance staff as required.
  • Understand and cohesively work towards achieving the plant performance measures
  • Monitor and record all required production data.
  • Demonstrate awareness of existing workplace hazards and have the ability to assess and respond to potentially unsafe situations.
  • Understand and commit to following all Environmental, Health, and Safety procedures and practices.  Intervene when required.
  • Prepare proper labels  for  disposal containers with exact contents and batch numbers
  • Operate forklift and other material handling equipment to  transfer mandrels between various phases of operation.




  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.  Advanced education preferred
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills required
  • Able to follow detailed processing instructions
  • Minimum of 5 years Production work experience in a  pharmaceutical or chemical process or manufacturing company
  • Ability to manage raw materials, monitor manufacturing machines, drive forklifts
  • Must follow all safety procedures and act in a safe manner at all times and have an understanding and awareness of chemicals and their nature, hazards, etc. 
  • Strong Safety, quality and productivity orientation mandatory. 
  • Experience with DCS automation systems helpful
  • Forklift experience is preferred


 Additional Job Requirements for Success:


  • Must have a willingness to work in a team
  • Must have mechanical aptitude
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must be able to learn different production areas and related equipment following a training plan, then demonstrate proficiency


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